Interview With Chef Holly Chute
Apr19

Interview With Chef Holly Chute

Holly Chute, Senior Georgia Grown Executive Chef Chef Holly Chute’s career journey is truly a farm-to-fork story. A Yankee from New York, Chef is the State of Georgia’s most prominent champion of all things Georgia food from farms and ranches to food makers, restaurants, and chefs. I first met this talented chef a few years ago at a local Atlanta farmers market where she was promoting Georgia foodpreneurs. As you might...

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7 Stops On Your “Foodie” Journey
Mar22

7 Stops On Your “Foodie” Journey

Grandma & Me Oh how I wish I was back in my grandma’s kitchen sitting at the long, wooden table which seemed to go on forever. Challah, magically appeared still warm from the bake. It was impossible not to steal a nibble or two of this delicious, egg bread. Grandma’s kitchen was the ultimate ‘Foodie’ experience wrapped in love. It makes me smile to think what she would do if I told her she was a Foodie. She’d probably shake her...

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Ann Nguyen, Hospitality Student & Recipient of LDEI Scholarship
Oct21

Ann Nguyen, Hospitality Student & Recipient of LDEI Scholarship

It is with great pleasure that I introduce you to Ann Nguyen, a hospitality student at Georgia State University and a recipient of an Les Dames D’Escoffier – Atlanta scholarship award. I was curious to understand the challenges she faced as a hospitality major now taking all her classes online. I also wondered what her point of view was about the ‘new hospitality‘ and her thoughts of how these changes would...

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Jacques Pepin – Wisdom & Inspiration
Aug07

Jacques Pepin – Wisdom & Inspiration

In today’s wobbly world one of the silver linings has been the wealth of online workshops and webinars. Many of the presenters are well known chefs who generously share their learnings. Recently I popped in on Around The World In 80 Plates, a conference sponsored by American Culinary Foundation (AFC). Chef Jacques Pepin was the opening speaker. While it was a delight to watch this legendary chef demonstrate several dishes, it...

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3 Celebrity Chef’s Covid-19 Cooking At-Home
May05

3 Celebrity Chef’s Covid-19 Cooking At-Home

First, in this odd new world we hope you are well, safe and as sane as possible. Not a surprise we find ourselves baking and cooking more and those 10 Covid-19 pounds are definitely creeping on. The unexpected treats we’ve found are streaming shows where celebrity chefs casually cook in their homes. Three of our favorites are: Chef José Andrés, Chef Massimo Bottura, and Christina Tosi. 3 Celebrity Chef’s Live Stream Covid-19...

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